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Adjective
Serving, or being inflicted, as punishment
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Awe-inspiring
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Liable to humiliate, degrade, shame or embarrass someone
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Requiring, or involving, great mental or physical effort
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Intensely painful
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The act of chastising
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Great embarrassment and shame
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Present participle for to punish or reprimand (someone) for a fault or crime
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Present participle for to punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc)
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“No doubt the school will feel suitably chastened by her absence.”
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Present participle for to decrease the value, character, or quality of
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Present participle for to penalize someone for wrongdoing
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Present participle for subject to a penalty or punishment
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Present participle for to exact satisfaction for by punishing the injuring party
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Present participle for to conquer or be victorious over
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Present participle for quell the anger, agitation, or excitement of
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Present participle for remove contaminants from
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Present participle for to be convincingly victorious over
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Present participle for to render comprehensible or understandable
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Present participle for to destroy, especially with godly force
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Present participle for to cause unease in one's mental state
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